Al-Ahly club management, headed by Mahmoud al-Khatib, succeeded in ending the crisis of Angolan Giraldo da Costa, after it terminated the player’s contract by mutual consent, with his obtaining 40% of his remaining total contract with the club, by $ 450,000, which he will receive in installments.
Amir Tawfik, director of contracts at Al-Ahly club, announced the termination of Geraldo’s contract by mutual consent, with the settlement of all financial matters of the two parties, as the Angolan player signed the settlement memorandum, and bade farewell to his teammates on Wednesday morning.
Giraldo thanked the Al-Ahly players and the technical staff led by Pitso Mosimani, as well as the football director Sayed Abdel Hafeez, for the period he spent in the team’s ranks, wishing them success in the next stage.
The Angolan player is preparing to leave Cairo in the coming hours, after receiving several offers from Brazil, and other offers from some Arab teams, as he is currently working with his agent to finalize his transfer deal to any club, until the end of the current season.
Al-Ahly had announced the renewal of the contract of Mohamed Sharif, the striker of the first football team for a period of two seasons, to become the term of his contract with Al-Ahly for the next 4 years, after the player received several attractive offers from Portuguese clubs, and Pyramids officials tried to contract him as soon as the end of his contract before he succeeded Club officials in extending the contract.
He also announced the extension of the team’s goalkeeper Ali Lotfi’s contract for a period of three years, to make his contract with Al-Ahly five years to come, in light of the vision of the technical staff led by Pitso Musimani, and full coordination with Mahmoud Al-Khatib, president of the club.
While Al-Ahly received an amount of 250 thousand euros, the value of the loan from Senegalese Aliou Badji, to the Turkish club Ankara Gojo for a period of 6 months.
The Turkish club is scheduled to announce the deal in the coming days, with a clause in its contract that gives Ankara Jojo the right to permanently buy the Senegalese player, in light of the unwillingness of Betso Mosimani, the coach of Al-Ahly, to be in the ranks of Al-Ahly.
Al-Ahly had succeeded in contracting with Zambian Walter Bwalya for 4 and a half seasons, coming from the ranks of El Gouna.